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- valaunce (obsolete)
valance (plural valances)
- Short curtain that hangs along the top edge of a window.
- A decorative framework used to conceal the curtain mechanism and so on at the top of a window.
- (bedding) A short, decorative edging of cloth that hangs from the mattress to the floor.
- The drooping edging of the lid of a trunk, which covers the joint when the lid is closed.
- (bedding): dust ruffle
decorative framework used to conceal the curtain mechanism
drooping edging of the lid of a trunk